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Your Hometown News Outlook newspaper November 01, 2012 - 7 ,p Kentucky State Police er Rodney Brewer (right). in Morgan County, Lands Post 8 Commander, Cap-A native of Morehead and provided countless hours tain Brian Bowlingis proud a resident of Hillsboro, of effective emergency to announce that Marcus Lands is a five year veteran services skills, receiving Lands was one of twenty- of the agency. He is a 1996 and reacting to verbal re- five civilian employees graduate of Rowan County quests for assistance via who were honored by the Senior High School andtelephone and radio. One Kentucky State Police at a 2006 graduate of More- such task was to verify and a ceremony held on Octo- head State University. He locate a large number of bet 23, 2012 at the Capital is the son of John Lands individuals who were un- Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. and the late Barbara Lands accounted for or missing Marcus Lands (center),of Olive Hill. His career during the initial Search a Telecommunicator II at with the Kentucky State and Recovery phase. It Kentucky State Police Post Police began in Febru-was because of his inifia- 8 in Morehead, received ary 2007, and has since five and motivation, that a Police Communications distinguished himselfcountless man-hours of Support Award from Jus- from many other skilled search and rescue were rice and Public Safety Cab- dispatchers. In 2009, he reduced. inet Secretary J. Michael was Post 8's Dispatcher of Marcus Lands is mar- Brown (left) and Kentucky the Year. During this past ried to his wife, Cindy and, State Police Commission- year's tornado incident and they have one child. TROUBLE 0 ( r( SPOTS INCLUDE BLACK MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN IN HARIAN COUNTY Kentucky ' Transpor- 6 inches on Pine Mountain Tuesday in Harlan, Knott, tation Cabinet highway (U.S. 421) and 3 inches on. Letcher, Pike, Martin, Ma- crews plowed and treated Leatherwood Mountain goffin, Perry and Floyd roadways in a number of (KY 221). Counties. eastern counties, especial- Crews had to aid some Crews are treated or ly at higher elevations, on stranded motorists on spot-treated roads inthese Monday and Tuesday. Black Mountain Monday counties: Lawrence, John- In Harlan County, crews night, and U.S. 23 in Letch- son, Greenup, Mason, overnight Monday report- er County was temporarily Lewis, Elliott, Boyd, Flem- ed a foot of snow on Black impassable, hag, Carter, Nicholas, Row- Mountain (KY 160), nearly Plowing continuedan, Bath, and Menifee. Fifteen I]ie On Kentucky Roadways Last Week Preliminary statistics* met. total of 103 fatalities have indicate that 15 people One bicycle rider was resulted from crashes in- died in 15 separate crash- killed in Fayette County. volving the suspected use es on Kentucky's road- The victim was not wear- of alcohol. ways from Monday, Oct. ing a helmet. Citizens can contribute 22 through Sunday, Oct. Through Oct. 28, pre- to highway safety by re- 28, 2012. liminary statistics* in- porting erratic drivers to Single fatality motor dicate that 588 peoplethe Kentucky State Police vehicle crashes occurred have lost their lives on toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. in each of the following Kentucky roadways dur-Callers will remain anony- counties: Bath, Casey, hag 2012. This is 18 fewer mous and should give a Grant Graves, Hopkins, than reported for this time description of the vehicle, Jefferson, Knott, Madi- period in 2011. Of the 455. location, direction of travel son, Mercer, Perry, Taylor motor vehicle fatalities, and license number if pos- and Trimble. Eight of the 260 victims were not wear- sible. victims were not wear- ing seat belts. Of the 70 *These statistics are still hag seat belts. One of the motorcycle fatalities, 37 preliminary as KSP waits crashes involved the use were not wearing a hel- for all local law enforce- of alcohol, met. Eleven of the 13 ATV ment agencies through- One motorcycle crash fatalities were not wearing out the state to report Occurred in Greenup a helmet. Forty-five pedes- any crashes and fatalities County and one in Mer- trians, one scooter/mo- that may have occurred in cer County. Neither of the ped rider and five bicycle their areas. victims was wearing a hel- riders have been killed. A Bath County Upward devotionals given each Basketball is scheduled to week by someone in the open the 2012-13 Season. community. Sign up and evaluation will Teams will have weekly be held at the Bath County 1 hour practices and 1 hour High School Gym on Sat- games that are usually urday, Nov. 3rd and 10th played on Saturday. Play- from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. Age ers Will receive a high qual- limits are 4 years to 5th ity reversible game jersey grade. Players' abilities and bther sport gear. The are determined by a few kit also includes a t-shirt, short drills where a unique car magnet and multiple data base drafts teams that recognition awards. Prac- are equally matched, rice should begin mid- The goal of Upward Bas- December. We will play ketball is to provide a posi- 8 - 10 games starting the five sports experience for . first week of January go_ every child while making ing until mid-March. We the most of family's time will conclude our season and money. We provide with an exciting sports a friendly sports environ- banquet where all are in- ment and also teach the vited to attend. For more fundamentals of basket- information call 674-9214 ball. Teams have a system or 336-1375. You can also that produces equal play- visit Upward.org/parents hag time. Trained coaches or Facebook.com/upward- and referees share encour- sports. aging life lessons at each practice. There are also CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE 1-g/-8 - 108 Mon-Ffi. 7:30 am-5pm; Sat. 8am-11am Closed Sun. e Bath County is ranked 10th in this year's Ken- tucky Associated Press Class 3A High School Foot- ball Poll. The Wildcats are listed 10th following a 64-24 votes in this week's poll. The runner-up out of Class 3A, District 5, Bath County will host Flem- ing County in the opening round of the Class 3A State victory over non